Sailor's wife complains against Indian Navy

Wife of a Naval sailor belonging to the Eastern Naval Command, who had raised allegations of financial irregularities against his senior officers, Saturday alleged her husband was being illegally kept in a hospital here and efforts were being made to establish that he was suffering from mental illness.

Four Navy ships deployed to seas of East Africa, Indian Ocean

In a bid to enhance bilateral engagements and engage in friendly naval exercises, four frontline ships of Indian Navy have been deployed to seas of East Africa and South Indian Ocean, marking stepped up maritime cooperation with the countries of the region.

Be prepared for invisible enemy: PM Modi tells armed forces
Be prepared for invisible enemy: PM Modi tells armed forces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the country's top military commanders for the first time at the Combined Commanders' conference where he stressed on the need for an atmosphere of peace and security essentials for the nation to achieve its goal of economic development.

Indigenisation main focus at naval commanders' conference

Self-reliance and indigenisation of Indian navy's assets remained in the focus as top naval commanders met here.

Navy chief asks force to ensure readiness levels

 Naval chief Admiral R K Dhowan, who took over after a series of mishaps, has directed the force to monitor with "due earnestness" the readiness levels of Navy's frontline fighting units while stressing on ingenious repairs and responsive operational logistics.

Cyclone Hudhud: Nuclear submarine INS Arihant, other critical assets in Vizag safe

India's first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant and other "critical assets" in the Bay of Bengal are safe from the devastation wrought by cyclonic storm Hudhud in the southern port city of Visakhapatnam, an official said Wednesday.

Former Navy chief admiral DK Joshi criticises UPA govt's defence management

Former Navy chief admiral DK Joshi, who resigned in the wake of a blast in a submarine last year, on Tuesday made a sharp criticism of the defence management in the previous government and alleged there was no accountability and authority.

Tender for 56 naval choppers scrapped

A tender for procuring 56 naval helicopters from abroad at an estimated cost of Rs 9,000 crore was on Tuesday scrapped by the Defence Ministry which decided to get them manufactured in India by local players with foreign collaboration.

Armed forces step up relief opeartions in cyclone hit areas

The Armed Forces on Tuesday stepped up rescue and relief operations in Hudhud cyclone ravaged areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and have pressed into service a number of aircraft, helicopters and additional troops after making damage assessment using satellite imagery.

Cyclone Hudhud: Navy to lead 'Op Lehar' to rescue people

Responding to cyclone Hudhud, the armed forces on Sunday repositioned their resources to assist the civil administration to launch rescue and relief operations in the affected regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Sailor goes missing in a bid to save mother, child

A sailor of the Indian Navy on Friday went missing in the waters while trying to rescue a woman who had jumped into the Ernakulam Channel here from a bridge with her six-month-old child.

Obama, Modi pledge to intensify maritime security

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have pledged to intensify cooperation in maritime security to ensure freedom of navigation in comments that came against the backdrop of China`s expanding maritime ambitions.

80 percent of pirates are being let off: CBI

Eighty percent of maritime pirates are being let off because of lack of effective international legal mechanism to put them to trial, CBI's Special Director Anil Sinha said on Friday.

Monitoring Chinese activity in Indian Ocean: Navy Chief

Against the backdrop of incursions in Ladakh, Navy Thursday said it was continuously monitoring the activity of the Chinese Navy in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

Cases registered against naval personnel

Police and Kerala state Minority commission have registered separate cases against seven Navy personnel in connection with an alleged assault of a priest over a dispute on ownership of a landed property.

Naval chopper crashes near Mumbai while landing, no casualty

Two pilots and two crew members had a narrow escape when an Indian Navy helicopter crashed while landing at a heliport in Maharashtra Thursday, officials said.

Boeing delivers fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India

Boeing has delivered the fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India as part of a deal for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements.

Marine commandos to establish waterways in Srinagar

 Navy's elite Marine Commandos will establish a waterway in the city to enable faster movement of people stuck in low-lying areas to higher grounds.

Boeing delivers fifth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India

Boeing has delivered the fifth maritime patrol aircraft to India, on schedule as part of a contract for eight aircraft to support the Indian Navy's maritime patrol requirements.